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  1. Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

    July 29, 2009

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: Q. I am a studio assistant for a public access station. Am I eligible to apply to ITVS for funding as an independent producer? A. Yes, you are eligible. We have refined our definition of 'independent producer' in response to the recession environment and how it affects

  2. Inside Indies: Filmmaking Tips and Tricks of the Trade

    July 22, 2009

    How do they do it? Go behind the scenes and get real-life examples from documentary filmmakers. Sit in on conversations between up-and-coming indies and seasoned professionals as they share their personal take on tricks of the trade. From stop-motion animation and using archival footage, to gaining trust and telling personal stories, learn how

  3. Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

    June 29, 2009

    ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: Q. My film has already screened in festivals but needs additional post work to meet the requirements for television broadcast distribution. Should I apply to ITVS for funding? A. It would not be in your best interest to apply to ITVS if your program simply needs funding

  4. Community Cinema Season Highlights

    June 29, 2009

    Community Cinema recently wrapped up yet another record-breaking season––with more than 40,000 people attending 400 events in 55 communities across the country. Working behind-the-scenes were Community Cinema’s Regional Outreach Coordinators and Producing Partners who organized the events and worked with over 1,000 local and national

  5. International Report From the Field with Cynthia Kane

    June 10, 2009

    The 49th Krakow Film Festival kicked off with Paul Mazursky’s Yippee: A Journey to Jewish Joy as its opening night film, which was followed almost immediately by the Polish premiere of UNMISTAKEN CHILD, an ITVS International co-production with filmmaker Nati Baratz who introduced the film to the jammed-packed theater with renowned Polish director